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Nov 20, 2017 08:56 PM

Governor McAuliffe Announces Initial Findings and Recommendations Report of the Virginia Smart Communities Working Group

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the release of the Initial Findings and Recommendations Report of the Virginia Smart Communities Working Group (VASC). This report is in response to Executive Directive 13 which created the working group to develop a strategy positioning Virginia as a leader in Smart Communities.

 
Oct 20, 2017 01:03 PM

CRCF Awardee - Ryzing Technologies Awarded $1.05 Million from U.S. Grant

Ryzing Technologies, a local research and development firm in Downtown Staunton specializing in engineered textiles, announced today that the company was awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) to continue the development of an Adjustable, Reusable Platform for expeditionary military Shelters.​

 
Oct 19, 2017 07:13 PM

CIT hopes to speed up broadband access

Daily Progress Feature: The current mission of CIT’s Broadband Program is to accelerate the socio-economic growth of Virginia’s rural and underserved areas through the application and use of broadband telecommunications.

 
Oct 17, 2017 02:15 PM

CRCF Awardee - HemoShear Therapeutics Enters Into Exclusive Drug Discovery Partnership In Liver Diseases

HemoShear Therapeutics, which received FY2012 and FY2013 funding to develop and validate their baseline human vascular and liver surrogate biological systems for new drug discovery, announced a new partnership in liver disease drug discovery with Takeda.

 
Oct 17, 2017 01:11 PM

Eminent scholar in developmental neuroscience joins Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Albert Pan, Ph.D., moved his laboratory this summer from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University to join the VTCRI, where he also serves as the Commonwealth Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) Eminent Research Scholar in Developmental Neuroscience.

 
Oct 10, 2017 03:20 PM

MACH37 Opens Applications for Spring 2018 Session

The MACH37 Cyber Accelerator has officially announced it will begin accepting applications from information security product startups and security entrepreneurs for its Spring 2018 (S18) Cohort that begins on March 13th.

 
Oct 05, 2017 03:54 PM

CIT Announces FY2018 Solicitation for Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund

CIT announced today the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) Request for Proposals (RFP) for FY2018.

 
Sep 28, 2017 04:20 PM

CRCF FY2016 awardee, Pancopia, Inc., receives Excellence in Technology Transfer Project of the Year 2017 award from the FLC

CRCF FY2016 awardee, Pancopia, Inc., has been awarded an Excellence in Technology Transfer Project of the Year 2017 award from the Federal Lab Consortium (FLC) for the development of a next-generation water purification system for NASA’s use on the International Space Station and future Mars missions. CRCF supported Pancopia’s NASA SBIR Phase I award for the development of this system, specifically adapting the technology to treat municipal wastewater.

 
Sep 25, 2017 06:22 PM

MACH37 Announces the Fall 2017 Class of Cybersecurity Startups

The MACH37 Cyber Accelerator announced today that it has selected six cybersecurity startups to participate in the Fall 2017 (F17) three-month mentorship-driven startup program.

 
Sep 07, 2017 02:15 PM

CIT & Slovakia Seek Smart City Subject Matter Experts

CIT is collaborating with Slovakia on a new smart city initiative to help bring cutting edge Slovakian technology companies to market in Virginia and the U.S. The team is currently seeking applications from Slovakian subject matter experts to help identify and evaluate new technologies to solve challenges in the Digitalization of City Administration, Public Services and Public Safety, and Transport management.

 
Aug 27, 2017 06:35 PM

CRCF Awardee - Springbok making the leap from lab to stadium

CRCF Awardee featured in Charlottesville Tomorrow

 
Aug 23, 2017 02:40 PM

CIT GAP Funds Invests in Advanced Aircraft Company

CIT announced today that its CIT GAP Funds has invested in Advanced Aircraft Company (AAC), an aeronautical engineering and aircraft manufacturing company based in Hampton Roads, Virginia.

 
Aug 10, 2017 03:24 PM

Smart City Works Actuator Opens Applications for Fall 2017 Session

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) and the Smart City Works Actuator announced today they are seeking applications for the Fall 2017 (F17) Cohort session from entrepreneurs, startups, and companies with emerging products that are aimed at making cities smarter, more livable, and more resilient. The Fall 2017 Cohort session is an expansion built upon the successful Spring 2017 pilot program that was launched in March 2017.

 
Aug 07, 2017 05:23 PM

3 Time CRCF Recipient - HemoSonics LLC Acquired

HemoSonics recently announced their acquisition by the Stago Group, a French-headquartered company and leading player in the in-vitro diagnostics industry. HemoSonics is the recipient of three CRCF awards to advance their Hemostasis technology.

 
Jul 11, 2017 03:42 PM

MACH37 Cyber Accelerator Opens Applications for Fall 2017 Session

MACH37 has officially announced it will begin accepting applications from information security product startups and security entrepreneurs for its Fall 2017 (F17) Cohort that begins on September 5th. ​

 
Jul 07, 2017 02:04 PM

CIT Announces Leadership Transition at MACH37 Cyber Accelerator

CIT today announced modifications to the management structure of the MACH37 Cyber Accelerator with Tom Weithman being named as President of MACH37, LLC, the entity that operates the accelerator. CIT also announced the additions of Jason Chen as Managing Director, Operations and Mary Beth Borgwing as Managing Director, Cyber.

 
Jul 05, 2017 06:24 PM

Swarm Of The Future — City Company Uses Artificial Intelligence To Analyze Swaths Of Data

CRCF Recipient and MACH37 Graduate - AxonAi featured in Daily News Record

 
Jul 01, 2017 05:16 PM

SoundPipe Therapeutics draws expertise from UVa, others to find cures

SoundPipe LLC, the recipient of multiple CRCF awards to advance their work on medical ultrasound imagery and drug delivery solutions, has been profiled by Charlottesville Tomorrow for their work with their novel GUIDE-Tx drug delivery platform

 

Governor McAuliffe Announces FY2017 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $2.7 million in funding to support 40 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards representing targeted areas of promising research commercialization, including advanced manufacturing, cyber security, energy, environment, information technology, life sciences, and unmanned systems.

 
May 16, 2017 05:02 PM

CIT GAP Funds Receives Regional Impact Award

CIT has been recognized by (ACG National Capital with the ‘Regional Impact Award’, for the CIT GAP Funds team’s 2016 contributions to the economic development of the Greater Washington region.

 
May 11, 2017 04:25 PM

Governor McAuliffe Announces Establishment of Commonwealth’s Autonomous Systems Center of Excellence

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the establishment of the Autonomous Systems Center of Excellence to champion the expansion of this important industry in the Commonwealth. The Center, which will be operated by Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology (CIT)...

 

Future Energy Electronics Center Team Places 3rd In Google Inverter Competition

Dr. Jason Lai, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech and FY2012 CRCF award recipient, led a team from Virginia Tech in the Google Little Box Challenge. The team’s focus was on the inverter design competition, and out of 2000+ team worldwide, Dr. Lai’s team was the only team from the U.S. and academic that was named a Top 3 Finalist.

 
Apr 14, 2017 08:33 PM

Smart City Works Actuator Announces the Spring 2017 Cohort

The Smart City Works Infrastructure Actuator announced today that it has selected six startups with smart city applications to participate in the Spring 2017 (S17) three-month mentorship-driven startup program. These seven companies comprise the inaugural class of the Smart City Works Infrastructure Actuator.

 
Apr 12, 2017 03:23 PM

MACH37 Announces the Spring 2017 Class of Cybersecurity Startups

MACH37 announced today that it has selected six cybersecurity startups to participate in the Spring 2017 (S17) three-month mentorship-driven startup program. With this announcement, MACH37 will have helped launch 46 cyber companies since the program started in 2013.

 

CGPS : $10,000 Inclusion Revolution Innovation Competition

The Center for Global Policy Solutions (CGPS) is accepting proposals for the Inclusion Revolution Innovation Competition, which will be held as part of CGPS’s 2017 Future of Wealth Summit on April 28, 2017, in Washington, D.C. The competition, which is co-sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co., will award a $10,000 grant to the innovator who best uses technology to improve the social or economic well-being of traditionally marginalized communities. Proposals are due by March 31st at 11:59 p.m.

 
Feb 16, 2017 07:31 PM

CIT and Smart City Works Announce the Launch of New Smart City Actuator @ Herndon

CIT announced today that it has partnered with Smart City Works, Inc. to launch Smart City Works @ Herndon, the world’s first business actuator, a new type of business accelerator, focused on growing early stage businesses aimed at making cities smarter, more livable, and more resilient.

 
Jan 26, 2017 04:33 PM

Verizon Digital Media Services and Distil Networks Partner to Provide Best-in-Class Bot Detection and Mitigation Solutions

CIT GAP Funds Portfolio Company - Distil Networks partners with Verizon

 
Jan 18, 2017 01:28 PM

Robert Brooke Named SBA Tibbetts Award Winner for 2016

CIT announced today that Robert Brooke, CIT’s Federal Funding Director, has been selected as a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2016 Tibbetts Award winner for his unique contributions to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program.

 
Jan 12, 2017 07:10 PM

Cavion Inc. Raises $26.1 MM Series A Financing

CIT GAP Funds portfolio company & CRCF FY12 Awardee - Cavion Inc. Raises $26.1 MM Series A Financing​

 

Derelict pots killing 3.3 million crabs annually in the Bay

FY12 CRCF award recipient- Innovative Marine Products & Solutions look to solve derelict pot issue in Chesapeake

 
Dec 15, 2016 03:37 PM

CIT Releases Virginia’s 2016 RUOnlineVA Broadband Demand Report

CIT announced today the release of the report from Virginia’s 2016 RUOnlineVA initiative – the statewide broadband demand survey. Based off of the responses received from citizens throughout the Commonwealth, the survey found many respondents still lack fixed Internet access.

 
Dec 14, 2016 02:46 PM

MACH37 Cyber Accelerator Opens Applications for Spring 2017 Session

MACH37 has officially announced it will begin accepting applications from information security product startups and security entrepreneurs for its Spring 2017 (S17) Cohort that begins on March 14th.

 

CIT Releases 2016 Annual Report on Research Commercialization

CIT announced today the release of the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) annual report for FY2016, which tracks the Fund’s investments in high-potential initiatives throughout Virginia. Outcomes reported in FY2016 by Fund awardees identify early returns on the Commonwealth’s investments.​

 
Nov 15, 2016 02:32 PM

MACH37 Portfolio Company Atomicorp Raises $1 Million in Seed Funding

MACH37 is pleased to announce that Atomicorp, Inc., a developer of industry leading solutions for the protection and support of cloud servers and Internet of Things devices, has closed a $1 million seed investment round led by Blu Venture Investors.

 
Nov 08, 2016 02:30 PM

MACH37 Portfolio Company Cyber Algorithms Announces Acquisition

The MACH37 Cyber Accelerator is pleased to announce that Cyber Algorithms, a network security analytics company, has been acquired by Thycotic, a provider of privileged account management (PAM) solutions.

 
Nov 08, 2016 02:23 PM

CIT and Virginia Tech Release New Broadband Availability Map

CIT announced today that the latest edition of the Virginia Broadband Availability Map has been released and includes several new dynamic features. The new map, a product of CIT and its partners, Virginia Tech’s Center for Geospatial Information Technology (CGIT) and the Virginia Geographic Information Network (VGIN), is a result of the team’s experience working hand-in-hand with local and state government officials to address broadband access deficiencies.

 
Oct 24, 2016 05:30 PM

Marine Debris Research: Ecological and Economic Assessment of Derelict Fishing Gear in the Chesapeake Bay

FY12 CRCF awardee - Innovative Marine Products and Solutions develops technology to locate and remove derelict fishing gear in the Chesapeake Bay. Derelict gear, which includes crab pots, has adverse economic and ecological effects.

 
Oct 04, 2016 04:45 PM

CIT Announces FY2017 Solicitation for Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund

CIT announced today the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) Request for Proposals (RFP) for FY2017. The solicitation opens today and Letters of Intent (LOIs) are due by Thursday, November 10th. Award announcements are planned for early June 2017.

 
Sep 07, 2016 02:14 PM

Inaugural BSides NoVA Cybersecurity Conference Announced for February 2017

Cybersecurity takes center stage at the inaugural BSides NoVA Conference. The community-driven event will be hosted at Center for Innovative Technology in Herndon, Virginia on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 and will be attended by nearly 400 students and industry professionals.

 
Aug 08, 2016 04:06 PM

CIT Announces the Second Round of EMERGE 2016: Wearable Technology

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and the U.S. Department of Energy Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today the kickoff of EMERGE 2016: Wearable Technology, an expansion of the successful pilot begun last year that accelerated the delivery of the latest innovative wearable technologies for first responders.

 
Jul 26, 2016 12:00 PM

CIT Releases Virginia’s 2016 Libraries Broadband Assessment

CIT announced today the results of its 2016 Virginia Libraries Broadband Assessment, which assesses the Internet speeds, associated costs, and connection quality of broadband in libraries across the Commonwealth and ultimately provided recommendations on how to improve broadband access and utilization.

 
Jul 07, 2016 01:14 PM

Virginia Announces Last Call to Log Internet Needs

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today that the last day for citizens to participate in the RUOnlineVA campaign is Monday, August 15th .

 
Jun 10, 2016 05:45 PM

Governor McAuliffe Announces 2016 Research Commercialization Awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today $3.4 million in funding to support 48 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards representing targeted areas of promising research commercialization, including cybersecurity, energy, data analytics, unmanned systems and life sciences.

 
May 19, 2016 11:59 AM

CIT Announces New Appointments to the Research and Technology Investment Advisory Committee

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today the newly appointed members of the Commonwealth’s Research and Technology Investment Advisory Committee (RTIAC).

 
Mar 23, 2016 12:19 PM

CIT Invests in Tenant Turner, Inc.

CIT announced today that its CIT GAP Funds has invested in Tenant Turner, Inc., a full-service, SaaS-based leasing platform for residential property managers that streamlines the leasing process and reduces vacancies, which accounts for $36 billion in lost rent each year.

 
Dec 09, 2015 05:55 PM

Governor McAuliffe Announces New Funding for MACH37 Cyber Accelerator

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that General Dynamics Mission Systems will now serve as a sponsor of the MACH37 Cyber Accelerator through an innovative funding and mentorship agreement.

 
Dec 08, 2015 04:30 PM

Altruista Health will use MyVCM for Healthcare Risk and Compliance Management

CIT GAP Funds Portfolio Companies - Altruista Health and Ostendio - announced that the former will use Ostendio's MyVCM for Healthcare Risk and Compliance Management

 
Nov 16, 2015 01:50 PM

CIT Releases 2015 Annual Report on Research Commercialization

CIT announced today the release of the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) annual report for FY2015, which tracks investments in high-potential technology development and commercialization initiatives throughout Virginia.

 
Nov 09, 2015 01:44 PM

CIT Announces New Members to the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority Board of Directors and CIT Board of Directors

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today the newly appointed members of the CIT Board of Directors and the Board of Directors of its parent authority, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority (IEIA).

 
Oct 15, 2015 08:03 PM

Governor McAuliffe Announces New Chief Executive for the Center for Innovative Technology

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today the selection of Ed Albrigo as the next President and Chief Executive Officer for the Center for Innovative Technology.

 
Jun 05, 2014 02:03 PM

CIT Announces Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) FY2014 Spring Solicitation Awards

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today 38 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards totaling nearly $3 million for the purpose of funding targeted areas of research with commercial promise. Twenty-seven organizations from academia and industry in the Commonwealth received this commercialization support, which is aligned with the Commonwealth Research and Technology (R&T) Strategic Roadmap.

 
 
Results: 51 Article(s) Found.

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